A group of very ominous looking pumpkins.
A group of very ominous looking pumpkins.

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These super-spooky apps will make sure your Halloween is full of scares.

October is the month of Halloween — a time for tricks, treats, pumpkin-shaped everything, and of course, a good scare. From haunted houses to presidential debates, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to keeping you and your friends sufficiently spooked.

To make things even more fun, smartphones and scares have teamed up to bring spookiness into the 21st century. Check out this list for some suggestions to turn your mobile device into your own personal shop of horrors… if you dare.

Ghost Radar: ClassicGhost Radar Classic

If you’re convinced there’s a ghost somewhere in your home, or simply want to dive into the world of amateur ghost hunting, this app is for you. By measuring “quantum fluctuations” in the air, Ghost Radar: Classic turns your mobile device into a bona fide and easy-to-use ghost detecting machine.

 Ghost Hunter M2Ghost Hunter M2

For more serious ghost hunters looking to step their game up to the next level, we recommend Ghost Hunter M2. It has a wide range of features which compile extensive data on your surroundings, allowing users to pick up on even the slightest hint of paranormal activity. While this app is a bit on the complicated side, it’s sure to spook even the most seasoned ghostbuster.

Ghost SéanceGhost Seance

So now that you’re sure your house is haunted, it’s time to see what these spooky spirits have to say. Ghost Séance is an app that claims to summon the dead. It provides you with your own Siri-like medium who asks the spirits questions on your behalf. According to the developers, there is nothing fake about this app. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Halloween Soundlab Halloween SL App

Is your spooktacular Halloween party missing that little something extra? Halloween Soundlab may be just what the mad scientist ordered. With its selection of 13 different sound loops, including favorites such as “screams of the wretched” and “dragging chains,” this app is the pumpkin icing on any ghostly gathering.

Corpse Cam Photo Editor BoothCorpse Cam Photo Editor

Have you ever wondered what you would look like if you were a zombie? Satan? With the Corpse Cam Photo Editor, you can finally put those questions to rest in wonderfully scary fashion. Offering over 50 different filters, this unique app lets you give your face a terrifying monster makeover. So whether you’re looking for some laughs, or maybe to scare the pants off some relatives, this app has what it takes.

YourAppHereKeep it Spooky With Infinite Monkeys

Now that we’ve covered some truly scary apps, it’s time to go out there and get some screams. With the the dark marriage of technology and good old fashioned scares, a whole new range of possibilities has opened up for Halloween-lovers everywhere.

If none of these apps were scary enough for you, it might be time to make one of your own. By using Infinite Monkeys‘ DIY, user-friendly app building platform, any ghost or ghoul enthusiast can make a functional and spooky app in no time. Just remember, sometimes the paranormal is best left alone, as this article in The Daily Telegraph shows us.

Happy Halloween!